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General De Gaulle Arrives, Cherbourg, France, 08/24/1944


Published August 24, 1944


Extracted from Naval Photographic Center film #5729 "General De Gaulle Arrives, Cherbourg, France; Salvage Operations In Harbor, 08/24/1944." National Archives description "1) GV-MS Civilians congratulate DeGaulle-SV. 2) MS DeGaulle speaks on balcony. 3) GV-Pan Civilians gathered in street. 4) MS-MCU Views of civilians applauding. 5) GV De Gaulle speaks to crowd assembled around him. 6) GV Coast Guard cutter & British PT boat alongside dock. 7) GV German prisoners repair cement mixer. 8) GV-MS Party arrives on dock. 9) GV-MS Tanker alongside dock. 10) MS-MCU DE with stern blown off alongside dock. 11) MS-MCU German prisoners smoke cigarettes.QUALITY: GOOD TO FAIR" National Archives Identifier: 77638
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Run time 2 minutes 23 seconds
Producer United States. Navy
Audio/Visual silent, black & white
Language English

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